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Martin Luther King #225259

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 15, 1973
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(Studio) Fairfax Cnty., Virginia, pays special tribute to late Martin Luther King, Junior, on anniversary of his birthday. Cnty. commissioner adds King's name to traditional observance honoring General Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. In Atlanta, Georgia, grave-side ceremony held for King.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Atlanta, Georgia) King would have been 44 years old today. Mrs. Coretta King and family attend ceremony at grave. Atlanta Mayor Sam Massell greets Mrs. King at site. At King's nearby church, ceremony held similar to those in days when civil rights march was young. [Congress Andrew YOUNG - says more progress made in civil rights in last 10 years than anyone thought possible.] Congress Black Caucus proposes January 15 become national holiday.
REPORTER: Luther Brown

Reporter(s):
Brown, Luther;
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:01:50

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